Tuition & Fees

Our admission representatives and financial aid office are available anytime to discuss your personal situation so that we can help you work out the finances that will allow you to take part in the Cottey Experience. In addition to our financial aid packages, Cottey College also offers payment plans to help you manage the cost of your education.

A Cottey education offers many distinct values including an international travel experience with airfare and lodging paid by the College, suite-style housing, and a focus on leadership development. Let us show you how affordable we are!

Average Cost of Attendance Comparison Chart

Tuition & FeesRoom & BoardTotal Charges
Public Four-Year In-state $8,893 $9,498 $18,391
Public Four-Year Out-of-state $22,203 $9,498 $31,701
Private Nonprofit Four-Year $30,094 $10,823 $40,917
Cottey(Private Nonprofit Four-Year) $19,300 $7,000 $26,300

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Total Cost Breakdown
The annual price of the Cottey Experience for the 2015-2016 academic year is $26,300:

Tuition $18,400
Room and board* $7,000
Student activity fee $400
Technology fee $250
Student health service fee $250
Total direct costs $26,300

* For P.E.O. and Reeves residents. Students living in Robertson Hall add $350 to annual cost. Also, there is an additional $800 charge for single rooms in any residence hall.


Payment Plan  

Families may elect to pay the balance remaining after financial aid in full each semester or make monthly payments with a 1% monthly interest charge.

Fall Semester
Payment Due Dates
Spring Semester
Payment Due Dates
August 15 December 15
September 15 January 15
October 15 February 15